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This Weekend's About History, Religion, Patriotism and Apple Pie

St. Peter's Apple Festival, a car show and two sales are scheduled.

There will be no lack of things to do in Monroe this weekend, including St. Peter's Apple Festival, a 9/11 Car Show at Bill's Drive-In, an "Attic Treasures" sale by the St. Jude Columbiettes, and the Monroe Historical Society’s  annual Textile Sale.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will put on its annual Apple Festival on the Historic Monroe Green at the corner of Route 111 and Fan Hill Road on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The festival will feature crafts from local and out of state artisans and a wide variety of apple treats from the church's Country Kitchen, including pies, tarts, jams, cookies, caramel, candy apples and more.

For more information, on Patch.

Monroe Street Rodders

The Monroe Street Rodders will conduct a brief ceremony at Bill's Drive-In on Monroe Turnpike honoring the firefighters, police officers and civilians who lose their lives from the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on Saturday night during its car show.

The event will be attended by local police officers and firefighters.

The 'Attic Treasures' Sale

The St. Jude Columbiettes, Blessed Pope John XXIII Auxiliary, of Monroe will be holding their 2nd Annual "Attic Treasures" sale at St. Jude Church, 707 Monroe Turnpike, on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The sale will be held rain or shine. All proceeds will be used to support the charitable works of the Columbiettes.

The Columbiettes are a service organization that allows Catholic women to enjoy the fellowship of their peers while working toward the common goal of serving our community.

For Information, contact Jan DeMayo, event coordinator, at (203) 261-6404.

A Textile Sale

The Monroe Historical Society's annual Textile Sale will be held at the Beardsley
Homestead, 31 Great Ring Road, on Sept. 7 and 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days.

A barn-full of donated items from new, used and vintage fabrics, notions and linens to craft supplies and yarns will be sold at bargain prices. For more
information, call Nancy at (203) 261-8554 or Kathy at (203) 268-3516.

Nancy Zorena September 06, 2012 at 10:29 AM
Well done! Thank you!
Joe Smo September 10, 2012 at 02:48 PM
I find it curious that St. Peter’s Episcopal Church sponsors a festival that takes place on Sunday. It is more a norm these days for individuals to not keep the sabbath day holy, but how a church could ignore this and by sponsoring this event encourage others to break this commandment is beyond me.
Walt September 10, 2012 at 04:18 PM
Sabbath day, commandment, c'mon this is 2012, enough with silly superstitions.

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